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Today's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 8:00PM

2411 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43209

Reference & Info(614) 231-2793
Accounts & Renewals(614) 231-8741
Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878

The Bexley Public Library is still virtually open!
Check out what we are doing on our Bexley @ Home page.


Search the catalog, reserve books, check your account & keep up to date with library events - wherever you are!


COVID-19 | Updates

Curbside Service with Print Pickup and Faxing

For print service through Curbside Service:
  • Attach the files you wish to print to an email, and send it to
  • You can get up to 10 black and white pages printed for free.
  • Please include a phone number for a staff member to contact you.
  • We will call you to notify you when your documents are printed and ready for pick up.
  • When you arrive at the library, call (614) 231-2793, or ring our doorbell, and we will run the print job out to you.
  • If you have any questions, please call (614) 231-2793.

For fax service through Curbside Service:
Patrons should bring materials to the Library, call (614) 231-2793 or ring the doorbell at the walk-up, and a library staff member will fill the request. Faxing is free with a 10 page limit.

Curbside Service & Extended Phone Hours

Starting on May 26, patrons can place holds on Bexley Public Library materials via the BPL website or by phoning a request to 614-231-2793.

Patrons will be notified once their materials are ready for pickup and will come to the Library parking lot, where BPL staff will safely deliver materials to them. Click here for more information on curbside service.

Curbside service and BPL phone hours will be offered regularly, Monday - Saturday from 10 am - 8 pm.

Bookdrop Now Open!

We are happy to announce that the drive-up bookdrop is now open for you to return your books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs. Please return board games or any larger, non-traditional library items (guitars, telescopes, birdwatching kits, ukuleles, etc) to the patio during our Curbside hours Monday-Saturday 10-6. Due to Covid-19, returned items are kept in quarantine for at least 96 hours before they are removed from patrons accounts.

Virtual Programming

Currently, all of our in-person events and programs might be cancelled, but you will find that Bexley Public Libraries digital doors are open with a varieity of new virtual programming. Check our Bexley@Home webpage, visit us on Facebook and Instagram, or tune-in to our YouTube channel for storytimes, book chats and informational videos.

Free WiFi Extended to Parking Lot

We have extended and strengthed our WiFi access into the Bexley Public Library parking lot. Please feel free to use the library’s WiFi in the parking lot on your personal devices.

Library Cards & Accounts

If you do not currently have a Bexley Public Library card you are now able to apply for a temporary card at this link: After completing the registration, be sure to make note of your temporary barcode on the confirmation page as well as the PIN you used to create your account.
With this temporary card you can access a number of the online resources that Bexley Public Library currently offers. There are some resources, (for example Overdrive or Acorn TV) where you will need to update to a permanent card number. If you wish to do this, or if you forget your barcode or PIN, please contact the library at and a staff member will get back to you as soon as possible. If you have other questions about how our loan policies have been changed to reflect the current situation, please visit